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gatherin weddings and halloween cosmes. >> is there a timeou don't give out your name and you don't want to go there? >> setimes i like people to that's not macest bayed on my last name. has rocked and rolled sce she arrived in the silicon valley. she'sow written two books. part memory and part se-help knave gaiting ks and adults through high tech. but it was randy who went away
from her brother. >> the most interesting part of your book was when you left facebook or told your kid brother, psident obama in town,hat was a huge thing. especially around here. the tn hall that you hosted and then you walked up, you walked into rk at home. neighborhood.the same i just kind of blurted it out that i felt was ready to ave. it'sne ofhose thi where is you saw something and then you go oh, word go back in. for a longtime.bee in my mind i'm so gratel for the experience had at facebook. so i'm not gng to go there.rist,
but is it mark's big sister? or is it randi zucker december -- zuckberg. >> i felt iad to live to different level than my colleagues. but it's opened up lot of doors for me. but one thing you have t know about mamazuckerberg, all four of her kids are equal. it doesn't matter if you cated a multillion dollar company, ery kid is equal. which i think i so great about our family. >> tell me the negotiation process when you wereoing to work for facebook, wha would be contra offer and how was it ne? >> i was coming from a basically nimum wanl job in new york. chb know how i lived onhe salary. all i couldhink of was getting a better paycheck. i didn't know anything about stock option silicon valle and start-ups. thatas not a wld i knew anything about. so whe myrother ufred me a
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people what they have beten their legs. people actually take license to feel like thecan ask somebody, have y had surgery? you know, you want to lean over and say, he you? >> she's blun she's successful d for once i her life, she's finally heelf. in a city that pduces dynamic leaders and til blazers of social causes, theresa sparks fits right in. man, but as a transgender woman. >> i have ctures of myself in my former incarnation and with i'm still a dad. my kids ill call me da my grand kids call me theresa. and i'm not se they can get to the grd dad part. but, you know, i don't deny who i never denied who was. >>he's former esident of the high proleoliceommission.
t like inn the lgbt community, she came here for a fresh start. >> very successful business person you we as a man. teams, i believe.otball smoked the cigars. 'owe har harley. yes. were you cfused though? absolutely. >> i think most ansgender people think there's something not right. t like i thought you should be a gierl gi. though about what it would be you ow, you,raj, you put on a suit or a tie, no tie. and you never look good to yo it's never right.
>> was there a secret life in hotel rooms. >> yeah, yeah. you that and it's kind of a cycle where you do stuff, you put on clothing, put on women's clothing, you t on whatever and u hang out. i used to go to paris and get two hotel rooms. one i would have hotel in the ritz that my company would pay r and i would entertain then i would have arappy hotel room that i would ep a secret itcase. >>s there therapy, a shock treatment. >> i had electric shock treatment in l.a. in the '80s. this could do . i went twice and i thought i'm not gng to put myself through this this is barbaric. >> you said it was rough with yo sons for many years. w is it now? >> it's good. i talk to my youngest son every
night. once w got overhe transion an they mourned their father dying, as they saw i and thi new perso arisin they've come to the conclusion, it's really we don't talk about, you know, cosmetics andigh heels. >> where with rein san francisc you're one of e sleed leaders in the city. >> this mayor has done a great job with economic development. we can't argue that. >> we still have discrimination here. i don't think the leaders today are going to let that happen. i have a lot of confidence in the leadership toy. >> up next, from the b area to the world stage. this author is writing about jesus a the jews. and he's making hdlines. we'll hear from the best selling
>> youe a muslim, sohy you write about the start of christianity. >> i've been studying the originof christianity for two cades. >> this clip wen viral. that fox newser into view helped propel hisook aboutesusnto sales gold. his newest book called zealot looks at jesus the m and puts his li into historical contt. askewhy he's now a muslim, he wasn't always. christianity only have the jesuits help him rurn to h muslim roots. >> saphat cra true to your heart? >> absolutely. they've made meho i am today. was.just act mably, buthat i
itas theesuits who encouraged many eto go back to islam. it was the jesuits who caught me justice. principles of social the central message of jesus. was born in iran, grew up in san jose and now a professor at uc riverse. we want to thank all our guests you for watching. e you nd thank monday. good night. bla
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